Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 670 661 615
Rank change year-on-year -9 -46 -110
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 609 636 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.63% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 447 531 750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,750 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99503 100190 113234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 52.95% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81950 86403 96877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,551 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 592 £45,000 -5.26% 27
UK excluding London +28 359 £42,500 -5.56% 15
London -1 238 £55,000 +4.76% 13
South East +6 90 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +82 80 £37,500 +11.11% 2
North of England +14 76 £38,500 -9.41% 1
North West -9 66 £38,500 -9.41% 1
West Midlands +59 57 £40,000 +3.90% 1
East of England +17 55 £51,250 +13.89% 3
South West +26 51 £42,500 +21.43% 4
East Midlands +38 23 £27,500 -4.35% 1
Yorkshire +20 9 £34,000 +18.26%
Scotland -32 7 £28,500 -32.94% 1
North East -2 1 - -
Northern Ireland -28 1 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 298 (48.93%) PowerShell
2 296 (48.60%) Windows
3 268 (44.01%) SQL
4 252 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 229 (37.60%) Microsoft
6 218 (35.80%) VB
7 213 (34.98%) SQL Server
8 168 (27.59%) .NET
9 162 (26.60%) VMware
10 160 (26.27%) C#
10 160 (26.27%) Active Directory
11 149 (24.47%) ITIL
12 144 (23.65%) Finance
13 143 (23.48%) HTML
14 142 (23.32%) Test Automation
15 132 (21.67%) Configuration Management
16 129 (21.18%) Java
17 120 (19.70%) CSS
18 116 (19.05%) Windows 7
19 115 (18.88%) Windows Server
20 108 (17.73%) Perl
21 104 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
22 103 (16.91%) QA
22 103 (16.91%) IIS
22 103 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
23 97 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
23 97 (15.93%) T-SQL
23 97 (15.93%) Firewall
24 93 (15.27%) SCCM
25 92 (15.11%) Linux

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 103 (16.91%) IIS
2 65 (10.67%) MS Exchange
3 49 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (6.57%) SharePoint
5 35 (5.75%) Apache
6 27 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (3.61%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (1.81%) JBoss
9 9 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.31%) nginx
10 8 (1.31%) Skype for Business
11 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.15%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.66%) Confluence
13 3 (0.49%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.33%) CMS
14 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 60 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (4.43%) FileZilla
4 14 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.82%) Maya
6 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.66%) Avid Media Composer
8 3 (0.49%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.46%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.66%) HFM
4 3 (0.49%) Aligne
4 3 (0.49%) Workfront
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 77 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (6.90%) Office 365
4 22 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (2.46%) Sage Pay
6 11 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (1.64%) SaaS
8 9 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.31%) IaaS
9 8 (1.31%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.82%) Amazon Glacier
10 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.66%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.49%) GitHub
13 2 (0.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 97 (15.93%) Firewall
2 64 (10.51%) DNS
3 58 (9.52%) DHCP
4 41 (6.73%) SAN
5 35 (5.75%) WAN
6 33 (5.42%) TCP/IP
7 32 (5.25%) LAN
7 32 (5.25%) SMTP
8 30 (4.93%) FTP
9 27 (4.43%) VoIP
10 24 (3.94%) HTTP
10 24 (3.94%) VLAN
11 23 (3.78%) iSCSI
12 20 (3.28%) Internet
13 18 (2.96%) VPN
14 13 (2.13%) Intranet
15 12 (1.97%) DMZ
15 12 (1.97%) Skype
16 11 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (34.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (5.42%) MySQL
6 29 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.12%) QlikView
9 17 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
11 14 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
12 13 (2.13%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.97%) Qlik Sense
14 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (1.31%) Redis
17 6 (0.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 78 (12.81%) Jenkins
2 69 (11.33%) Subversion
3 64 (10.51%) Maven
4 48 (7.88%) HP UFT
5 40 (6.57%) Selenium
6 39 (6.40%) MSI
7 38 (6.24%) Visual Studio
8 37 (6.08%) JIRA
9 36 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (4.76%) InstallShield
11 23 (3.78%) SoapUI
12 21 (3.45%) Cucumber
12 21 (3.45%) Git (software)
13 18 (2.96%) TeamCity
14 17 (2.79%) Eclipse
15 16 (2.63%) Ant
15 16 (2.63%) JUnit
16 14 (2.30%) Rational Functional Tester
17 11 (1.81%) AdminStudio
17 11 (1.81%) AutoIt
General
1 144 (23.65%) Finance
2 66 (10.84%) Banking
3 53 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 47 (7.72%) Front Office
5 44 (7.22%) Retail Banking
6 29 (4.76%) Marketing
7 28 (4.60%) Manufacturing
8 20 (3.28%) Electronics
8 20 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.96%) Legal
10 16 (2.63%) Games
11 14 (2.30%) Law
11 14 (2.30%) Polish Language
12 9 (1.48%) Advertising
12 9 (1.48%) Retail
13 5 (0.82%) Automotive
13 5 (0.82%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.49%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.49%) Publishing
15 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 114 (18.72%) Developer
2 66 (10.84%) Analyst
3 65 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 55 (9.03%) IT Engineer
5 52 (8.54%) Development Engineer
5 52 (8.54%) Web Developer
6 51 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 44 (7.22%) Operations Engineer
8 40 (6.57%) Support Engineer
9 37 (6.08%) C# Developer
10 31 (5.09%) Applications Support
11 28 (4.60%) Consultant
12 27 (4.43%) Test Engineer
13 26 (4.27%) Applications Engineer
14 25 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 24 (3.94%) C# Web Developer
15 24 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
15 24 (3.94%) SQL Developer
16 23 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 23 (3.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (27.59%) .NET
2 143 (23.48%) HTML
3 120 (19.70%) CSS
4 91 (14.94%) jQuery
5 73 (11.99%) XML
6 61 (10.02%) ASP.NET
6 61 (10.02%) JSON
7 59 (9.69%) Web Services
8 56 (9.20%) .NET Framework
9 45 (7.39%) Ajax
10 44 (7.22%) Entity Framework
11 41 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (5.58%) HTML5
13 32 (5.25%) SOAP
14 29 (4.76%) Classic ASP
14 29 (4.76%) REST
15 28 (4.60%) CSS3
16 27 (4.43%) Regular Expression
17 25 (4.11%) AngularJS
18 24 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.55%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 43 (7.06%) Data Centre
4 42 (6.90%) Clustering
5 41 (6.73%) Computer Science
6 36 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (5.91%) Replication
7 16 (2.63%) User Experience
8 15 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.13%) PKI
10 11 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.81%) Online Gambling
11 9 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.31%) Fintech
13 5 (0.82%) Animation
13 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.66%) Life Science
14 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.66%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 296 (48.60%) Windows
2 116 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 115 (18.88%) Windows Server
4 97 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (15.11%) Linux
6 83 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (12.32%) Windows 10
8 72 (11.82%) Unix
9 35 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.46%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.82%) Android
15 4 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.16%) CentOS
17 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.47%) ITIL
2 142 (23.32%) Test Automation
3 132 (21.67%) Configuration Management
4 104 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (13.96%) DevOps
6 63 (10.34%) Web Development
7 60 (9.85%) Change Management
8 59 (9.69%) Release Management
9 56 (9.20%) Problem Management
10 51 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
10 51 (8.37%) Continuous Deployment
11 48 (7.88%) Wealth Management
12 46 (7.55%) Asset Management
12 46 (7.55%) Project Management
13 45 (7.39%) SDLC
14 39 (6.40%) Application Packaging
14 39 (6.40%) ITIL V3
14 39 (6.40%) Software Engineering
15 37 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 298 (48.93%) PowerShell
2 268 (44.01%) SQL
3 252 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 218 (35.80%) VB
5 160 (26.27%) C#
6 129 (21.18%) Java
7 108 (17.73%) Perl
8 97 (15.93%) T-SQL
9 85 (13.96%) Python
10 55 (9.03%) Bash Shell
11 49 (8.05%) C++
12 44 (7.22%) VB.NET
13 41 (6.73%) Ruby
14 38 (6.24%) PHP
15 25 (4.11%) C
16 24 (3.94%) VB6
17 19 (3.12%) VBA
18 17 (2.79%) Groovy
19 15 (2.46%) Jython
20 13 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (13.96%) Degree
2 54 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 35 (5.75%) MCSE
5 34 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (5.58%) SC Cleared
6 33 (5.42%) CCNA
7 28 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (3.61%) MCP
8 22 (3.61%) MCSA
9 21 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (2.46%) CCAA
11 13 (2.13%) ISEB
11 13 (2.13%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.64%) MCTS
14 9 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
15 6 (0.99%) CCA
15 6 (0.99%) CISSP
15 6 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (16.91%) QA
2 27 (4.43%) SLA
3 14 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (26.27%) Active Directory
2 103 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 41 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 25 (4.11%) vSphere
6 22 (3.61%) Docker
7 20 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.79%) XenApp
9 13 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.81%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.15%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.15%) XenServer
12 6 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.16%) Firmware
16 1 (0.16%) KVM
16 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (15.27%) SCCM
2 44 (7.22%) PowerBroker
3 40 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (5.42%) Puppet
5 31 (5.09%) Ansible
6 20 (3.28%) WSUS
7 15 (2.46%) CA Service Virtualization
8 14 (2.30%) SCOM
9 12 (1.97%) Perfmon
10 11 (1.81%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.81%) Salt
10 11 (1.81%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.48%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.48%) Kubernetes
12 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (1.31%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.31%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.99%) EdgeSight
13 6 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 229 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 162 (26.60%) VMware
3 77 (12.64%) Citrix
4 74 (12.15%) HP
5 50 (8.21%) Oracle
6 41 (6.73%) Cisco
7 29 (4.76%) NetApp
8 27 (4.43%) PayPal
9 22 (3.61%) AppSense
9 22 (3.61%) BMC
10 20 (3.28%) SAP
11 19 (3.12%) CA
12 17 (2.79%) Remedy
13 16 (2.63%) 3PAR
13 16 (2.63%) Siebel
14 15 (2.46%) CyberSource
14 15 (2.46%) SonicWALL
15 12 (1.97%) EMC
15 12 (1.97%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.97%) Symantec